This fund is now closed

The fund is now closed to further applications and donations.

How the fund is making a difference

Over eight days when the fund launched in March 2020, we received an overwhelming response, with nearly 5,000 applications from small charities, with requests totaling more than £39 million.

Since then, we've paid grants to over 1,250 charitable organisations across the UK, totaling more than £6.4 million. In addition to an initial £5 million made available by CAF, contributions from private individuals, trusts and businesses have added more than £1 million to the fund.   

Charities the fund is helping

The money is now getting to the organisations who desperately need it, charities like these:

Grant data

We have worked with 360Giving to publish information about the grants paid from our Coronavirus Emergency Fund.

Using the 360Giving data standard, our awarded grants are available to download as an .xlsx file.  

You can also find our data on the GrantNav website. Simply search for our funder ID: 360G-CAF

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Download the grant data